PreK-Elementary

Professional Juggling Act: Social Studies Content in the Literacy Block


Use social studies content (informational text) during your Literacy Block with easy, engaging Common Core lessons, 3-D graphic organizers and the latest 2.0 technology for student publishing.

Time: 
Sun, 11/24/2013 - 8:00am - 10:00am
Presenters: 

Kathy Hoover, American Legacy Publishing - Studies Weekly, Edwardsville, IL, US; Kim Mogilevsky, American Legacy Publishing - Studies Weekly, Boynton Beach, FL, US

Room: 
266
session id: 
110
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Continent on a Basketball Court? Exploring a NatGeo Giant Map


Get inspired to go global! Join a skilled educator to use one of National Geographic’s Giant Traveling Maps. Experience the innovative activities and learn how to expand your school’s geo-literacy.

Time: 
Sun, 11/24/2013 - 8:00am - 10:00am
Presenters: 

Jane Hundley, Lexington Public Schools, Lexington, MA, US

Room: 
229
session id: 
620
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Poster Session-The "Uncommon Core": History, Inquiry and Justice in K-5


This session provides concrete examples of teacher researchers who have long-standing commitments to what we've called "the un-common core" - highlighting the essential nature of history, inquiry and justice for K-5.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 2:45pm - 3:45pm
Presenters: 

Sushma Bridgemahon, Champaign Public Schools, Champaign, IL, US; Zanne Newman, Champaign Public Schools, Champaign, IL, US; Susan Noffke, University of Illinois - Urbana/Champaign, Champaign, IL, US; Katie Hickey Snyder, Champaign Public Schools, Champaign, IL, US; Jennifer Varvel, Champaign Public Schools, Champaign, IL, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
936
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Poster Session-Moving Students to Action through the CORE


This presentation will introduce participants to a social studies project that integrates social studies, reading/language arts and service learning. Participants will receive examples of the lessons developed.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Presenters: 

Nichelle Boyd-Robinson, University of Mississippi, Oxford, MS, US; Virginia Moore, University of Mississippi, Oxford, MS, US; Thea Williams-Black, University of Mississippi, Oxford, MS, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
370
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Poster Session-Geospatial Technology Facilitates English Learners’ Investigations through Language Use


Geospatial technology supports geographic inquiry and spatial thinking expressed through language arts. Integrate CCSS with 2012 Geography and English Language Development Standards to successfully engage English Language Learners. Materials provided.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Presenters: 

Sarah A. Coppersmith, University of Missouri-St. Louis, St. Louis, MO, US; Jerol B. Enoch, University of Missouri-St. Louis, St. Louis, MO, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
487
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Poster Session-Got Culture? Using Culture Boxes with Young Children


Culture Boxes are valuable for teaching students of all ages. Young children, especially, benefit from interacting with items from other cultures. Don't just read about the Great Wall, build it!

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Presenters: 

Barbara McCrary, Eisenhower International School, Tulsa, OK, US; Lezlie Segovia, Eisenhower International School, Tulsa, OK, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
316
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Poster Session-Developing Scientific Attitudes in Primary School Pupils: A Humanistic Approach to Social Studies Teaching and Learning


This paper examines the development of scientific attitudes in enhancing effective teaching and learning of social studies. It equally looks at how teachers can adopt a humanistic approach.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Presenters: 

Florence Modupe Osalusi, Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti, Nigeria

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
310
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Poster Session-Bringing Literacy to Life through Social Studies


Preservice teachers and their professor will share experiences, thematic units, and specific lessons, for elementary and middle grade students integrating ELA and social studies in ways that energize learning.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 9:15am - 10:15am
Presenters: 

Emily Paradise, Cabrini College, Radnor, PA, US; Susan Pierson, Cabrini College, Radnor, PA, US; Leann Scherer, Cabrini College, Radnor, PA, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
884
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Poster Session-Utilizing Community Resources to Promote Global Citizenship


Issues surrounding citizenship and global citizenship are significant in the current pluralistic society of America. This presentation presents theoretical and practical models of resources as alternatives in addressing these issues.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 9:15am - 10:15am
Presenters: 

Sheliah Durham, Clemson University, Clemson, SC, US; David Fleming, Clemson University, Clemson, SC, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
926
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Poster Session-Rosie and Rationing: Popular Media and Women’s Roles during WWII


This session explores how popular media helped change women’s roles during WWII. Participants will learn strategies to instruct students to analyze popular media and draw conclusions about women during WWII.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Presenters: 

Heather Hagan, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, US; Carolyn Weber, Murray State University, Murray, KY, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
429
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